Asia’s leading hardware and DIY trade fair, China International Hardware Show turns ten this September
China International Hardware Show (CIHS) will celebrate its 10th anniversary in Shanghai this year. CIHS is Asia`s top trade fair for the entire hardware and DIY sectors, it provides a unique opportunity to engage in one of the largest markets in the world - China. This unique trade fair offers specialist traders and buyers from the industry sectors of Tools, DIY and Building Hardware, Security, Locks and Fittings with a comprehensive category of products and services. Increasingly, European and American exhibitors from the hardware sectors are using this show as their gateway to markets in Asia.
2010 is a momentous year for CIHS and its loyal participants as the trade show celebrates its milestones and developments over the past decade. In tandem with its 10th anniversary, CIHS 2010 will present exhibitors and guests with a string of exciting fringe events and infinite opportunities in the booming Chinese market.
"As the annual international meeting place for the industry, China International Hardware Show is indispensable to the entire hardware and DIY sectors in Asia. It is an event not to be missed!” said Mr. Zhang Dongli, Chairman, China National Hardware Association (CNHA).
“Over the last ten years we’ve worked hard to establish China International Hardware Fair to be one of Asia’s most prominent trade fairs in the hardware and DIY industry and I am proud to say that we have achieved that. Exhibitor numbers have increased by more than 600 percent to 2,016, visitors by 350 percent to reach 35,000 and the scale of the event has grown by about 13 times to the current 103,500sqm. This year, to commemorate this significant occasion we will be unveiling some very exciting plans. At the same time, we will continue to strive for excellence and provide more value to our exhibitors and visitors," added Mr. David Feng, Managing Director, Koelnmesse Co., Ltd. in China.
CIHS is regarded by numerous authoritative trade associations around the world as the ideal launch pad for the manufacturers they represent. Prominent country pavilions led by the Association of German Tool Manufacturers (FWI), the Taiwan Hand Tools Manufacturers` Association, the Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei, the Taichung Importers and Exporters Chamber of Commerce, the Spanish Hand Tools Manufacturers Association (Herramex) and the Spanish Federation of Manufacturers Exporting Hardware Products (COFEARFE) respectively further boost the importance of the coming CIHS 2010. The Australian Pavilion will also be featured at the event for the second year.
The last CIHS featured 2,016 brands from 18 countries and regions and drew about 35,000 domestic and international professional visitors.
Jointly managed by Koelnmesse and the China National Hardware Association, CIHS 2010 is slated to return to the Shanghai New International Expo Center from 28 to 30 September.
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About the Organizers
As a world-renowned trade fair organizer, Koelnmesse has an excellent track record for organizing some of the world’s most successful trade events, such as the accomplished International Hardware Fair and spoga+gafa – the world’s leading platform for garden tools and care – in Cologne, Germany. With over 80 years’ experience in organizing large-scale commercial events connecting buyers and sellers, Koelnmesse brings forth an unrivaled skill-set and expertise needed to develop China International Hardware Show into one of the premier international trade shows in Asia.
For further information, please visit www.koelnmesse.com
China National Hardware Association
With almost 3,000 members, China National Hardware Association is made up of China’s key hardware enterprises and professional associations. Its mission is to foster collaboration and communication between the government and enterprises, so as to build up China’s hardware industry.
For further information, please visit www.chinahardware.org.cn
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